Caladenia macroclavia D.L.Jones 1991SUBGENUS Arachnorchis

Lip Detail Photos by Colin and Mischa Rowan and their Retired Aussies Website

Part Shade Cold LATER Winter EARLIER Spring

Common Name The Large Clubbed Caladenia - The Brown Bayonets Orchid

Flower Size 2 to 2.4" [5 to 6 cm]

Found in South Australia in mallee vegetation and shrublands at elevations of 20 to 100 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, linear, pubescent leaf that blooms in the later winter and earlier spring on an erect, 6 to 12" [15 to 30 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Arachnorchis macroclavia (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001; Calonema macroclavium (D.L.Jones) Szlach. 2001; Calonemorchis macroclavia (D.L.Jones) Szlach. 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Arachnorchis macroclavia photo fide;